AKKA is a 501(c)(3) registered Educational, Linguistic and Cultural non-profit organization to integrate, coordinate, network and unite the activities of all Kannadigas and Kannada Kootas for promotion and preservation of Kannada language and culture in North America. Over the years, AKKA has evolved into a platform to connect NRI Kannadigas and those back home in Karnataka for both cross-border cultural activities and business enabler. Through its 40+ chapters spread across USA and Canada, AKKA reaches over 150,000 Kannadigas in North America. Read More >>
AKKA has involved in various charitable activities including providing books, clothing to needy school children all over Karnataka etc. Some of the funds have also helped primary schools across Karnataka in improving infrastructure and enhancing education.
Our vision includes developing AKKA to be a platform for broader cultural awareness & initiatives, an enabler of business & commerce, to expand our social networks, be a support system for folks coming to the US and finally a facilitator of charity initiatives.